Tyre, Phoenicia Early AR Shekel, Near VF, 357 - 349 B.C.E.

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TYRE, PHOENICIA AR SHEKEL

HGC 10, 341, Near Very Fine, 21.5m, 8.80 grams, Struck Circa. 357 - 349 B.C.E.

Obverse: Deity, holding reins and bow, riding hippocamp to right above two lines of waves; below, dolphin to right

Reverse: Owl standing to right, head facing; crook and flail in background; M (in Aramaic) and date in III Phoenician to upper right, ' (in Aramaic) to lower right

An attractive coin darkly toned on EXCELLENT metal. Obverse is off center, reverse is lovely and well centered and struck!